Sheriff calls in federal authorities to investigate Aguanga shooting

Sheriff Chad Bianco holds a press conference in Aguanga, Sept. 7, 2020. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said he is calling in federal partners to assist in the investigation of a shooting that left seven people dead in Aguanga in the early morning hours Monday, September 7.Seven people died after suffering from gunshot wounds at a suspected illegal marijuana grow operation, officials from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said.In a press conference Tuesday, September 8, in Riverside, Bianco said more than 20 people lived at the the property, which had multiple residences and makeshift buildings, marijuana cultivation, harvesting and processing areas and several vehicles with out-of-state registrations. Deputies also discovered a BHO or butane honey oil lab. According to the Department of Justice, butane honey or hash oil labs
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